What exactly is a color explosion? It’s hard to explain, but
we can tell you that it’s very close to a double rainbow, and it all went down
this past Thursday night! Palette At Arts District, Hyattsville’s new premiere
apartment homes, opened it’s swanky modern doors to a spectrum of colorful
Elites to detonate Yelp’s Color explosion.
Main festivities were held in the community room, filled
with pool table, bar, and tons of food and drink. Hyattsville’s own Spice 6 was there, which serves modern
Indian cuisine prepared and customized to your taste right in front of
you. This hyper fresh cuisine includes their
fresh naan pizza and savory rice bowls. Ingredients include everything from their house made paneer
cheese, scratch made naan and scratch made yogurt.
Famed Busboys and Poets laid out huge platters of mini
Reuben, turkey, and chicken salad sandwiches. Elite’s also got to taste a
perfect impression of tuna with their vegan tuna canapé. Not too mention their wonderful hummus, pita, and fresh veggies. Popchips came in to lay out a rainbow
of colorful flavors including their delicious and healthy sourcream and chive,
sea salt, and playfully named Katy Perry’s kettle corn. St. Killians provided Elites with an
amazing thirst quenching alcoholic ginger beer and a complex cirtrus flavored
While each of our colorful guest’s filled up, they were
invited to add to a communal canvas that was provided by ArtJamz– a studio in
the area where you can pick up a canvas and a drink anytime and paint the night
away. Pinkies Lash Boutique highlighted
eyes with glittery color and a touch of fairy magic with their bright eye
shadow make over. While all of
this was going on, guests took
notice of local artist DJ Garett spinning tracks that had color in the album,
artist, or song name.
A scavenger hunt around the complex and businesses Spice 6
and Busboys and Poet’s emptied the community room quickly as Yelper’s got to
see the apartments inside the building. Apartments that have everything from
Ipod docks in the living rooms, brick accent walls, laundry in the unit, large
garden size bathtubs, built in shelving, and access to amenities like a large
gym, art studio, pet spa, pool, and large rooftop. A group of six
finished the scavenger hunt in record time claiming VIP tickets
to the National Harbor Beer & Crab Festival. Palette raffled off a prize to
one lucky Elite to have a two night stay in the guest suite at the
I'd like to send out a huge thanks again to all our sponsors who did an amazing job at this event: Palette at Arts District, Spice 6, Busboys & Poets, St. Killians Beer, Pinkies Lash Boutique, DJ Garret, Art Jamz, and Pop Chips. By adding your own colorful touch to this party- you really made everyone shine. Also, a big thanks to our wonderful photographer from Devon Singer Photography for catching all these bright moments for us to cherish!
If you attending the event, please share your thoughts with her on the event page here. If you're wondering how to be a part of the party: check our information about how to get on the Yelp Elite Squad here.
Your Maryland Burbs of Washington Community Manager
Mike B.- Check out of my profile here: yelpmdburbs.yelp.com